An online beauty store owned by Procter & Gamble was compromised by Magecart in May in a campaign that only ended today. First Aid Beauty, a site purchased by P&G earlier this year, went offline following notification of the attack from security researcher Willem de Groot.
First Aid Beauty used the Magento e-commerce platform, which patched 56 security vulnerabilities earlier in October. In the heavily obfuscated attack code, de Groot says, the criminals selected specifically for US customers and remained dormant when a user connected from a Linux system.
The malicious code captured included card number, expiration date, card owner name, and CVV code — everything required for a “card not present” credit card transaction.
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